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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 4/9] livepatch: Add klp-convert annotation helpers
On Wed, 10 Apr 2019, Joe Lawrence wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 11:50:53AM -0400, Joe Lawrence wrote:
> > From: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
> >
> > Define macros KLP_MODULE_RELOC and KLP_SYMPOS in
> > include/linux/livepatch.h to improve user-friendliness of the
> > livepatch annotation process.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Joao Moreira <jmoreira@suse.de>
> > Signed-off-by: Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/livepatch.h | 12 ++++++++++++
> > 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/livepatch.h b/include/linux/livepatch.h
> > index 16b48e8b29a2..947cfc2d1980 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/livepatch.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/livepatch.h
> > @@ -236,6 +236,18 @@ void *klp_shadow_get_or_alloc(void *obj, unsigned long id,
> > void klp_shadow_free(void *obj, unsigned long id, klp_shadow_dtor_t dtor);
> > void klp_shadow_free_all(unsigned long id, klp_shadow_dtor_t dtor);
> >
> > +/* Used to annotate symbol relocations in livepatches */
> > +#define KLP_MODULE_RELOC(obj) \
> > + struct klp_module_reloc \
> > + __attribute__((__section__(".klp.module_relocs." #obj))) \
> > + __attribute__((aligned (4)))
> > +
> > +#define KLP_SYMPOS(symbol, pos) \
> > + { \
> > + .sym = &symbol, \
> > + .sympos = pos, \
> > + },
> ^^
> nit: if we dropped the trailing array comma delimiter from KLP_SYMPOS
> macro, the invocations would look more intuitively like an array. For
> example:
>
> KLP_MODULE_RELOC(test_klp_convert_mod) test_klp_convert_mod_relocs_a[] = {
> KLP_SYMPOS(driver_name, 0),
> KLP_SYMPOS(homonym_string, 2),
> KLP_SYMPOS(get_homonym_string, 2),
> };
>
> But I could not figure out a good regex to reference if other such
> kernel preprocessor macros include or exclude the delimiter. Are there
> reasons to include it?

No, I don't think so. We should change it. Good catch.

Miroslav

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